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Bill Walton joined ESPN’s National Championship coverage and got predictably weird

Mon Jan 09 16:03:41 EST 2017 | SB Nation
ESPN once again rolled out its “megacast” for the college football national championship game, and this year that meant 100 percent more Bill Walton. Walton was part of the “ESPN Voices” broadcast and showed up like only Bill Walton would. Yes, that is Bill Walton dressed up like Uncle Sam, preparing to talk about a college football game. What else would one wear to do such a thing? Walton is one of the most unique personalities in sports. He is also known to love the Grateful Dead. Oh and he li..


ESPN once again rolled out its “megacast” for the college football national championship game, and this year that meant 100 percent more Bill Walton. Walton was part of the “ESPN V..
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